Category Archives: Do-It-Yourself

Glitter Ornament DIY

I saw this on Craftgawker (a great site if you’ve never heard of it) and had to try it for myself. My sister (who graciously modeled this DIY for me) and I spent the whole day Sunday making these neat little ornaments. I added a few extras to the list...
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Gift Wrap DIY

Sometimes we just can’t find that perfect gift wrap in the store. Which is hard to believe sometimes given the sheer volume of material out there during the holidays. Sometimes I am struck with a brilliant idea only to discover that what I need to complete my project doesn’t exist...
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Teddy Bear DIY Ornament

I was a teddy bear girl growing up. I wasn’t much into having baby dolls to cuddle with in bed. They creeped me out to be honest. But a snugly, fuzzy, soft teddy bear was always within arms reach of me at bedtime. To this day I have a soft spot for...
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Candy Cane Ornament

Over the weekend I got into the Holiday spirit early and decided to start decorating. Each year Andrew and I pull out our small but cheery little Christmas tree and decorate it. I usually like decorating the tree with friends and family. My favorite memories of Christmas revolved around that...
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Tips, Tricks, & Tidbits

I’ve been working on a few neat little tricks recently that I wanted to share with you lovely people! The first one comes to me via my friend Haley Moore. She’s been working on a fantastic Kickstarter campaign called Laser Lace Letters. (Check it out here: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/toenolla/laser-lace-letters) Over the last weekend...
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DIY Flower Press

When I was a kid my parents used to send us to Summer Camp each year. This was a magical time for me and my sister, Gabe. It meant a whole week away from parents doing what we loved doing, camping. Okay, it wasn’t camping in the truest sense, there...
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DIY Embroidery Notions

In an effort to de-clutter, organize, and basically freshen up my work area I’ve been on the prowl for projects I can do that require no money on my part because they use up the supplies I already have. Yesterday I was going through my supplies and cleaning things up...
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